For families at the Royal Observatory

Planetarium closures

The planetarium is improving. We're refitting the planetarium and it will be closed from Monday 16 - Friday 20 April. It re-opens to the public on Saturday 21 April. See what's on and choose your next space adventure

There are lots of things for children to see and do at the Royal Observatory. Stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see an awe inspiring show at London's only planetarium and explore Big Bang theory in our interactive galleries.

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The Royal Observatory is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat

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